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Festival Contributes $56 Million to Wellington Economy

Thursday, 14 June 2012, 11:46 am | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Today, the New Zealand International Arts Festival released the findings of BERL’s Economic Survey measuring the contribution to the Wellington City economy and Nielsen’s Audience Survey. More >>

2012 NZ International Festival of the Arts Wraps Up

Monday, 26 March 2012, 12:04 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

26 March 2012 The 2012 New Zealand International Festival of the Arts wraps up Image: Richard Haughton: Click for larger image More >>

Change to Tinariwen Festival line-up

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 10:07 am | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Two members of the six-piece Grammy award-winning band Tinariwen are unable to perform at the 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival due to a dramatic escalation in the conflict in the region of north Mali where they live. More >>

Come and have a go if you think you’re Bard enough...

Monday, 27 February 2012, 10:10 am | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Stephen Fry, Andy Serkis and Bret McKenzie are just some of the stars who have joined the 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival’s Shakespeare online video project, Bard Enough . More >>

The 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival Begins

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 1:36 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Prepare for 24 days of extraordinary arts experiences when the 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival opens this Friday, 24 February. More >>

Death Cab For Cutie exclusive Festival gig

Wednesday, 21 December 2011, 9:57 am | New Zealand International Arts Festival

US indie pop/rock star quartet Death Cab For Cutie’s first ever New Zealand appearance will be an exclusive one night only performance at the 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival. The group are a late addition to the Festival’s strong Town Hall ... More >>

White

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 4:20 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Playful, highly visual and charming, White is the latest production from award-winning Scottish company Catherine Wheels, specialists in innovative theatre for children and young people. More >>

Walk A Mile In My Shoes

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 4:18 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Funny, cheeky and uplifting, the songs and stories of five proud indigenous women are set to stir hearts and minds at their Wellington Town Hall gigs. Walk A Mile In My Shoes features the power and passion of the Barefoot Divas: Whirimako Black ... More >>

Young Writers And Readers Day

Monday, 12 December 2011, 3:35 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

LYNLEY DODD: Hairy Maclary and Friends ; GAVIN BISHOP: Bidibidi to Piano Rock ; MARGARET MAHY: A Magical, Marvellous, Wacky, Whimsical World More >>

Writers And Readers in Greater Wellington

Monday, 12 December 2011, 3:33 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

International Poets at Paekakariki ; New Zealand’s Emerging Writers More >>

NZ International Arts Fest 2012: Visual Arts

Monday, 12 December 2011, 3:32 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

SNAPSHOTS: Four Takes on Documentary Photography ; Harry Watson: That Was Then, This Is Now; The Obstinate Object: Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture; Teresa Margolles: So It Vanishes; The Chinese Horoscope Show; Robyn Kahukiwa: Wahine Toi ; Black in ... More >>

Tubular Bells for Two

Friday, 9 December 2011, 5:13 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Frantically juggling guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, a glockenspiel, a mandolin and more, two intrepid musicians revive the 70s classical-rock opus Tubular Bells, with Tubular Bells for Two . More >>

Tinariwen

Friday, 9 December 2011, 5:10 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

The distinctive sounds of North African band Tinariwen have captivated the world, as has the epic story of their survival. This remarkable band performs in New Zealand for one night only at the New Zealand International Arts Festival 2012. More >>

Tim Flannery Opens Writers And Readers Week

Friday, 9 December 2011, 5:09 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Internationally acclaimed environmentalist, scientist and explorer Tim Flannery will give a keynote address to open Writers and Readers Week on 9 March at the Wellington Town Hall. During that day he will give an address for secondary school students, ... More >>

Thomas Friedman

Thursday, 8 December 2011, 4:35 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Thomas Friedman will give a keynote address at the Wellington Town Hall to close the New Zealand International Arts Festival’s Writers and Readers Week. More >>

The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra

Thursday, 8 December 2011, 4:33 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

One of the world’s greatest choir and period-instrument orchestras comes to New Zealand for the first time with two very special concerts. Driven by the passions of eminent conductor and founder Harry Christophers, The Sixteen has been a regular ... More >>

The Animals & Children Took to the Streets - 1927

Thursday, 8 December 2011, 4:31 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Award-winning theatre company 1927 fuses live music, performance, film and stunning animation to create unique, otherworldly productions. More >>

The Wild Bride - Kneehigh Theatre

Thursday, 8 December 2011, 4:28 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Kneehigh Theatre Company is renowned for exhilarating and surprising retellings of classic stories. The Wild Bride is no exception. Based on a Brothers Grimm fairytale and narrated by Satan himself (who also turns his hand to playing the guitar, banjo, ... More >>

The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 1:50 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

The TV3 Season of Pan Pan’s irreverent riff on Hamlet doesn’t so much update or deconstruct the play as explode it. More >>

Te Reo Shakespeare premiere: Troilus and Cressida

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 1:48 pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

A sparkling new Māori translation of Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida , starring Rāwiri Paratene as Pandarus, debuts for the 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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